ܥܪܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿrś. Compare Arabic عَرْش (ʿarš) and Hebrew עֶרֶשׂ (ʿéreś).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܣܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܪܣܘܬܐ or ܥܪܣܬܐ)

  1. bed
  2. couch
  3. litter, bier, stretcher

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܥܪܣܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (astronomy) collectively, the four stars (Kochab, Pherkad, Anwar al Farkadain, and Akhfa al Farkadain) that form the "bowl" of Ursa Minor

References[edit]

  • "(rs" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 264b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 429a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1141a